(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. savage, untamed, uncivilized; feral, bloodthirsty, fierce; uncontrolled, amuck, frenzied; inaccurate, intemperate, unwise, foolish; eager, impetuous, stormy, violent, unrestrainable, desert, uninhibited; rank, thick, junglelike, luxuriant; untended, uncultivated; shy, skittish; daring, reckless, rash, breakneck; freak. See violence, excitability.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Not controlled]
Syn. unrestrained, unmanageable, boisterous; see disorderly 1 , unruly .
2. [Uncivilized]
Syn. barbarous, savage, undomesticated; see primitive 3 .
3. [Not cultivated]
Syn. luxuriant, lush, exuberant, dense, excessive, desolate, waste, desert, weedy, untrimmed, impenetrable, uninhabited, native, natural, untouched, virgin, overgrown, uncultivated, untilled, uncared for, neglected, overrun, free, rampant, untamed.
4. [Undomesticated]
Syn. untamed, untrained, unbroken, not housebroken.
5. [Inaccurate]
Syn. erratic, off, unsound; see mistaken 1 , wrong 2 .
6. [Stormy]
Syn. disturbed, raging, storming; see turbulent .
7. [Excited]
Syn. hot, eager, avid; see excited .
8. [Dissolute]
Syn. unbridled, loose, licentious, profligate, orgiastic; see also lewd 2 .
9. [Imprudent]
Syn. reckless, foolish, incautious; see careless 1 , rash .
run wild,
Syn. run out of control, rage, run riot, cut loose, rampage; see also escape .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. natural undomesticated, uncultivated, organic, untamed, feral, native, unbroken, uncivilized, primitive, primeval, primordial, untouched, pristine, uninhabited, overgrown, wooded, desert, godforsaken.
2. savage barbarous, rough, beastly, brutish, primitive, ignorant, uncivilized.
3. unrestrained, uncontrollable out of control, unmanageable, intractable, rebellious, unruly, rough, rowdy, crazy, undisciplined, reckless, impulsive, lawless.
4. morally loose unbridled, unrestrained, dissolute, profligate, wanton, debauched, immoral, orgiastic.
5. stormy rough, turbulent, tempestuous, violent, explosive, gusting, windy, disturbed, wind-whipped.
6. excited frantic, frenzied, maniacal, hysterical, enthusiastic, eager.
7. disordered in disarray, confused, tangled, messy, tousled, unkempt.
ANT.: 1. unnatural, domesticated, tame, man-made, civilized, urbanized. 2. civilized, refined, polished. 3. restrained, polite, well-behaved. 4. moral, prudish, puritanical. 5. calm, mild, gentle, quiet. 6. calm, reserved, low-key. 7. neat, orderly
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective 1. In a primitive state; not domesticated or cultivated; produced by nature: native, natural, rough, uncultivated, undomesticated, untamed. See WILD. 2. Of or relating to wild animals: feral, savage. See WILD. 3. Not civilized: barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, primitive, rude, savage, uncivilized, uncultivated, uncultured. Archaic: uncivil. See CULTURE, WILD. 4. Not submitting to discipline or control: disorderly, fractious, indocile, intractable, lawless, obstinate, obstreperous, recalcitrant, refractory, uncontrollable, undisciplined, ungovernable, unmanageable, unruly, untoward. Idiom: out of line. See CONTROL, ORDER, PEACE, RESIST. 5. Lacking in moral restraint: abandoned, dissipated, dissolute, fast, gay, incontinent, licentious, profligate, rakish, unbridled, unconstrained, uncontrolled, ungoverned, uninhibited, unrestrained, wanton. See RESTRAINT. 6. Marked by extreme excitement, confusion, or agitation: delirious, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, mad. Archaic: madding. See CALM. 7. Violently disturbed or agitated, as by storms: dirty, heavy, raging, roiled, roily, rough, rugged, stormy, tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulent, ugly, violent. See CALM. II noun An uninhabited region left in its natural state: bush, wilderness, wildness. See WILD.

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